2/24/09 ~ Dr. Shwu-Miin Chen and Dr. Brett Rosenthal

Diabetes Living Today® radio program, provides listeners with education, inspiration and motivation to live healthy and well with diabetes.  Whether you have diabetes or know someone who does Diabetes Living Today® radio program offers experience, insight, education and tips to manage life with diabetes.  Through interviews, including “World Class” Research Scientist, physicians and people living with diabetes, living well tips and questions from the listening audience, host Kitty Castellini and Endocrinologist Dr. Joseph J. Fallon, Jr. are there every step of the way to offer guidance, advice, and most of all, support.

This week Kitty and Dr. Fallon will interview Dr. Shwu-Miin Chen & Dr. Brett Rosenthal.  



Dr. Shwn-Miin Chen

Following graduation from National Taiwan University Medical School in 1968, Dr. Chen came to the United States where she did her residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.  The one year of nephrology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical center ih Philadelphia, PA., and one year at Cincinnati University Medical Center.

Dr. Chen is on staff at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Virtua Health System including Marlton, Voorhees and Berlin division.  She is also on staff at JFK Hospital in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  Dr. Chen specializes in the management of various stages and etiologies of kidney diseases, hypertension, electrolyte disorders, fluid balance, anemia and all other renal related issues.

In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Chen enjoys teaching residents and fellows as well as translating medical textbooks into Chinese.

Photo Above:  Dr. Shwn-Miin Chen



Dr. Brett S. Rosenthal

Dr. Rosenthal is a practicing Nephrologist in southern New Jersey.  He grew up in the north western suburbs of Philadelphia. He is board certified in both Nephrology and Internal Medicine.  He received his undergraduate degree from New York University and attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine.  He then did a Fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension also at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Upon completion of his training, he joined Haddon Renal-Medical Specialists, a private Nephrology practice serving southern New Jersey.  His office practice is located in Cherry Hill and he is on staff at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, Virtua Hospitals in Berlin, Marlton, and Voorhees, and Kennedy Hospital in Cherry Hill.  He is also on staff at several local dialysis centers in Camden, Sewell, Cherry Hill, Runnemede, Berlin, and Mount Laurel.

Outside of medical practice, Dr. Rosenthal enjoys spending his free time with his family, including his wife of ten years, and two children, ages five and eight.  He enjoys cooking, music, gardening, and playing the guitar.

Photo Above:  Dr. Brett Rosenthal

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2/24/09 ~ Dr. Shwu-Miin Chen and Dr. Brett Rosenthal